Building the Canal to Save Chicago

Chapter 10 Photos, 1–28

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BC-Photo 10.11

September 11, 1899. The laying of masonry stone on top of a concrete cap on wooden piles for the north pier of the Eight-Track Railroad Bridge in Section O. This pier will support a fixed truss spanning from the north abutment and one end of the four bascule spans across the Main Channel. (MWRD photo, disc 9, image 72)